Kanoheda Elementary School Counselor Phoebe Jenkins was so excited when she came across information online about a proven character-building program founded in Georgia called Be THE Voice. She loved how the student-driven format was designed to turn bystanders into upstanders via a series of…
Gwinnett County Public Schools has whittled down the list of candidates for the district-wide Teacher of The Year honor to just 25 educators, the school system announced Wednesday.
Greater Atlanta Christian School seniors Marilee Karinshak and Molly Pritchard raised funds for three years to help open the Hale Academy in Cameroon, Africa, which officially opened its doors Aug. 23.
Voya Financial Inc., a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, recently announced that a group of teachers from Baggett Elementary School in Lawrenceville has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2020 Unsung Heroes awards competition.
Peachtree Elementary School in Peachtree Corners celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding on Monday.
The Community Foundation of Northeast Georgia also recently opened a "storefront" in the JA Discovery Center at Gwinnett, which is housed at Discovery High School in Lawrenceville.
YMCA of Metro Atlanta officials joined Junior Achievement of Georgia leaders on Friday morning for a ribbon cutting to officially open the YMCA "store" at in the JA finance Park at the JA Discover Center at Gwinnett.
Gwinnett County Public Schools made additional instructional materials available for parents to review on Friday as part of a month-long online review of resources available to students.
The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning recently named its Georgia’s Pre-K Teachers of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year, with LaNita Carey from Jackson Creek Academy in Lilburn earning top honors for private centers.
Britt Elementary School in Snellville has been awarded $5,000 by Burlington Stores, the national discount retailer, and AdoptAClassroom.org.
Peachtree Ridge High School graduate Damien Massey, who is a student at Penn State University, is one of four students nationally to be honored by Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster with a JuJu Foundation scholarship.
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents Wednesday approved controversial changes in tenure policies at 25 of the system’s 26 colleges and universities despite opposition from many professors.
Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful’s flagship youth program – based on the national Keep America Beautiful model – is its Green Youth Advisory Council (GYAC).
At the September meeting of the Gwinnett County Board of Education, several students were recognized for top finishes in national and international competitions.
Georgia Gwinnett College students, faculty and staff recently got their groove on to the rhythmic sounds of Latin music during the college’s Latino Dance Lessons event. The event was offered as part of GGC’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.
Georgia Gwinnett College has been recognized as a Tree Campus for 2020, the third consecutive year by the Arbor Day Foundation, a nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to planting trees in communities around the world.
Georgia Gwinnett College recently hosted a Preview Day for high school and transfer students and their parents. More than 150 participated in the event that offered information about GGC programs, student life and campus housing options.
Teachers at Collins Hill High School are selling T-shirts to support the widow of a popular teacher at the school who recently died.
Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers Pintu Thaker and Lauren O’Connor were honored this summer by the Georgia Association of Career and Technical Education for being leaders in their field.
Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent Calvin Watts is warning parents about a new social media challenge calling on students to hit their teachers "on the backside."
The Collins Hill High School is in mourning this week after language arts teacher Jason Appling, who was a former Collins Hill teacher of the year, died over the weekend.
For the third year in a row, Nury Castillo Crawford, the director of Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Community-Based Mentoring Program-Hispanic Girls Priority, has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Gwinnett County residents will get a chance to hear from local education leaders, including county school board Chairman Everton Blair Jr., without leaving their homes this week.
Members of the Rotary Club of Lawrenceville unveiled a new Little Library stand at the school's playground this past week.
School bus drivers are needed at Gwinnett County Public Schools. And the school district is hitting the road this month to meet and hire prospective drivers.
Cicely Lewis, who serves as the media specialist at Meadowcreek High School, has been announced as one of 50 finalists for the prestigious 2021 Global Teacher Prize, which recognizes an outstanding educator making significant contributions to their profession.
There is not much time left for Gwinnett County Public Schools parents, staff members and members of the community at large to weigh in on the district's communications performance.
Georgia Gwinnett College’s student plaza was bustling as students channeled their creativity to create works of art, during the Arte Latino event. The event was one of many taking place on GGC’s campus to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn more about GGC events during the month-long ce…
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced its local teachers of the year Tuesday, the first step toward naming the 2021-22 Teacher of the Year.
U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff visited Gwinnett Technical College in Lawrenceville on Friday to unveil a new proposal to make certain technical college programs available tuition free.
Gwinnett County Public Schools is offering parents a new way to view data about COVID-19 cases in the district's schools.
A Republican candidate for next year's 7th Congressional District race stepped into the ongoing debate over a face mask mandate in Gwinnett County schools on Thursday and urged the county's school board to lift its mandate.
Georgia Gwinnett College is celebrating its Hispanic student population with several events between now and mid-October to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Overall, GCPS saw its average SAT score rise significantly this year, continuing a trend of increasing scores posted by the district.
Four PCOM Georgia third year medical students were recently honored by the Duluth City Council for their work with Student Docs for Shocks nonprofit.
ATLANTA – New cases of COVID-19 on University System of Georgia campuses started to come down this week after increasing at the beginning of the fall semester. The number of positive tests reported at nine schools – including the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech – declined this week, mirroring a trend that occurred at […]
Ever-increasing fees the University System of Georgia’s (USG) 26 colleges and universities charge students are making it harder to afford a college education in the Peach State, a state senator said Wednesday.
A group of Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students and faculty from across multiple disciplines have been doing research that is making a real-world impact on the science of biodiesel fuel.
ATLANTA - For the fourth year in a row, Georgia public-school students outperformed their counterparts in the nation’s public schools on the SAT.
Georgia Gwinnett College is once again the most ethnically diverse regional college in the south, according to U.S. News and World Report.
The report from a review team looking into Gwinnett County Public Schools overall had good news for the district — GCPS will retain its accreditation — but it has identified a couple of areas where improvements are needed by the county's school board.
ATLANTA – Democrats on the Georgia House Higher Education Committee urged Gov. Brian Kemp Monday to drop his opposition to mask mandates and leave the decision to administrators at the state’s public colleges and universities. The lawmakers’ plea came as University System of Georgia professors and students launched a weeklong series of demonstrations on campuses […]
There's no clear answer on when Gwinnett County Public Schools' face mask mandate could end, according to GCPS Superintendent Calvin Watts.
The University System of Georgia's acting chancellor says they're doing everything they can to prevent the spread of COVID-19 short of imposing a mask mandate.
If there was one message that could be taken away from Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent Calvin Watts' first State of the Schools Address to the county's business leaders on Wednesday, it's that their help is needed to ensure the district's students can achieve success.
North Metro Academy of Performing Arts has been named a recipient of the Georgia Department of Education’s new Creative School Arts Integration School of Excellence Award, Gwinnett County Public Schools announced.